Photo courtesy of James P. McPherson

The latest Authors Live! event will feature James M. McPherson in support of his new book, The War that Forged a Nation: Why The Civil War Still Matters. The event includes an introduction by S. C. Gwynne, author of Rebel Yell.

McPherson is a renowned historian of the American Civil War, and is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University. He is the author of many works of history, including Battle Cry of Freedom, which won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize and has sold over half a million copies.

The 7 pm event is free and open to the public. A 6 pm reception, by reservation only, is $30 per person and includes a copy of the book. For more information and reservations: 214-523-2240 or go to www.hpumc.org. Books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing following the program.



Highland Park United Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Ln.
Highland Park, TX 75205


Admission is free; reception is $30.
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